| Feb 7, 2014
| 7:48 PM
When shoppers at the mall are searching for those perfect skinny jeans, they can also now shop for the perfect final resting place.
Forest Lawn Glendale recently opened a kiosk at the Glendale Galleria where people can get information about funeral...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Cemeteries aren't usually thought of as hotbeds of activity, but last Saturday night at the Forest Lawn Museum, atop the memorial park's Glendale grounds, proved the exception. As a blues band blared and colored lights splashed off the white walls of an...
| May 30, 2014
| 12:19 PM
The last day of school in the Glendale Unified School District, including graduation and promotion ceremonies, is June 3.
Wilson Middle School eighth-graders will attend promotion activities at 9:30 a.m. on the school's athletic field, while promotion...
| May 16, 2014
| 1:21 PM
I spend a lot of column space writing about the Common Core Curriculum and preparing our students for their future. But what about preparing them for ours?
I’ve spent much of the last few weeks in the end-of-life arena alongside various friends and...
| May 5, 2014
| 3:14 PM
Shirley Petraitis, 87, of Glendale, left her family on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at Le Bleu Chateau, Burbank, California. She was born April 30, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois, to Alfred and Maria Petersen, she was the second of five children. She married John...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 3:00 PM
This is a short, vigorous walk that unites two of Griffith Park's most charming features — the vintage 1926 merry-go-round and the ruins of the park's original zoo.
1. Begin your walk at the parking lot off Crystal Springs Drive that serves the...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 9:02 AM
Nersa "Nena" Alvarez Maceo Mitchell passed away peacefully on June 17, 2013 at the age of 83. She was born on November 20, 1929 in Puerto Padre, Cuba. She leaves behind her beloved family including husband Joseph Mitchell and 5 children: Thomas, Joseph...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 1:42 PM
Four years to the day that the world was shocked by news of Michael Jackson’s death, hundreds of fans gathered Tuesday in front of his final resting place — the Great Mausoleum at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale — to recall an icon...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Hundreds of fans gathered Tuesday in front of Michael Jackson's final resting place — the Great Mausoleum at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale — to recall the late pop idol four years after his death.
Fans from all walks of life and from...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Longtime Glendale resident, Herta Chikato, died peacefully in her sleep at her Verdugo Woodlands home on June 21, 2013. Born Herta Loster on 2/19/39 in East Germany, she immigrated to the U.S. in 1958. She quickly learned English, studied about America...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 4:20 PM
Dorothy E. Stoudenmire was born May 16, 1914 in Hastings, MN and returned to the Lord on February 20, 2013. Beloved mother of Bud (Beth) and Paul (Pat) Stoudenmire and Beth (Eric) Bloom; loving grandmother of 11 and great-grandmother of 11.